Unified Communications and the Student, Faculty and Parent Education Experience
UC Solutions enable real-time campus communications designed to approach IT infrastructures as an investment and a long term commitment to staff, parent and community interaction.
The benefits of UC Solutions for Educational Facilities:
INCREASE ADMINISTRATIVE EFFICIENCIES AND FACULTY SERVICE LEVELS
Improve administrative office efficiency: Integrated messaging and unified messaging helps teachers and principals become more responsive to time sensitive inquiries with applications that receive and organize parent, student and community related communication.
Engage parental communications: Offer parents and the community access to a 24/7/365 multilingual auto attendant that ensures inclusivity and relays critical school information and resources to all.
Break classroom isolation: Simplify teacher communication and provide a convenient and non-disruptive way for teachers to stay connected in the classroom with IP phone functionality and mobile collaboration tools that power connectivity to the office, colleagues, guidance counselors and more.
Enable cost-effective mobility: Give mobile staff including campus security, IT support and teachers, access to feature-rich communication that ensures they are connected in the network at all times despite location.
ENHANCE THE OVERALL LEARNING EXPERIENCE FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS IN CLASS AND AT HOME
Extend the campus to engage students and teachers: Empower progressive learning through virtual field trips for students and professional development/training for teachers with audio, web and video conferencing.
Encourage group work beyond the classroom walls: Offer students and teachers a way to work together remotely with collaboration tools that help educators support distance learning, group collaboration and mentoring services.
Minimize classroom disruption: Equip teachers in classrooms and at home with discreet and secure instant messaging applications that promote a unified approach to providing a superior learning experience for students.
EMPOWER PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
Improve parent-teacher communications: Overcome the communication gap with multimedia messaging capabilities that give parents instant access to critical information like upcoming assignments, breaks, health notices, parent-teacher interviews and more.
Encourage parental support from anywhere: Give parents the ability to connect with school functions, meetings and activities like PTA/PTO meetings and parent-teacher conferences from anywhere through a convenient, cost-effective conferencing solution.
Simplify “calling in” to the office: Eliminate the busy signal parents often reach when calling in to the school office with advanced voicemail, messaging and call routing functionality that simplifies non-urgent parent communication.